Family and Child Studies
The family and child studies program is designed to meet the increasing demand for highly qualified persons to serve the multiple needs of diverse individuals and families within a complex, technological society. The program seeks to prepare students for careers in a variety of settings (i.e., community, educational, social service), as well as additional academic study within the family and child studies field. The program is based on a core of courses to provide a strong foundation in the theories and methodologies applicable to the study of diverse families and children. In addition, the core courses provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their creative application of theory and methods through the development of a thesis. Students may develop a research based or application oriented thesis project.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Facts & Figures
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Fringe Town
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999